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Fishermen catch 20-foot monster eel

A frighteningly large eel — taller than a double-decker bus — was caught by fisherman off the south coast of England.

The 20-foot conger eel was accidentally caught in the nets of a trawler off Plymouth in Devon.

Scott Govier, the 42-year-old commercial fisherman who caught the enormous creature, said he was "stunned" by the size of it.

“It was too much of a magnificent specimen to kill, but as he was already dead it seemed worth bringing him in,” 42-year-old commercial fisherman Scott Govier told ITV News.